Monthly Archives: December 2013

Some Christmas Music

One of the best things about the holiday season is the beautiful music that is played and sung during festivities and on the radio. The carols and songs of the season certainly help to put us in a mood to celebrate and also help us recall the cherished memories of … Read More

Curse of the Cat People at Garfield Park

Film historian Eric Grayson will screen the 1944 Christmas film, The Curse of the Cat People, on Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Garfield Park Arts Center’s December Vintage Movie Night. Grayson will introduce the film and conduct a Q&A afterwards. It will be preceded by a cartoon or … Read More

150th Anniversary of the Civil War: December 1863

December began with the Rumsey’s Minstrels performing at Masonic Hall which provided a diversion to the citizens of Indianapolis from accounts of the Battles of Chattanooga – Missionary Ridge, Wauhatchie, and Lookout Mountain. These contests were “proven to be among the most successful ones of the war,” but the accompanying … Read More

New Cholesterol Guidelines

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world; stroke is #2. New recommendations for evaluating and treating patients at risk for heart disease and stroke came out last month from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. Applying the new recommendations will likely result … Read More

Santa Steve’s Christmas Wish List

As Andy Williams sings, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” It’s also time for me to present my wish list for the 2013 holiday season. I will begin win Peyton Manning. Peyton, you have almost all the accolades and honors a professional football player can acquire in their … Read More